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Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus



References

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Charadrius nivosus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2021.